The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 107 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.97% 1.03% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.23% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1520 1625 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.91% 83.85% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1294 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 10 £35,500 +18.33%
Chester - 4 - -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) Test Scripting
3 22 (59.46%) .NET
4 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
5 16 (43.24%) QA
6 15 (40.54%) Java
7 14 (37.84%) Windows
7 14 (37.84%) Test Planning
8 12 (32.43%) Validation
9 11 (29.73%) ISEB
9 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (27.03%) Finance
11 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
11 9 (24.32%) HTTP
12 8 (21.62%) Mainframe
12 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
12 8 (21.62%) Oracle
12 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
13 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
13 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
14 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (16.22%) ODBC
14 6 (16.22%) UNIX
14 6 (16.22%) VB
14 6 (16.22%) C
14 6 (16.22%) C++
14 6 (16.22%) HTML
14 6 (16.22%) J2EE
14 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) Jetty
2 3 (8.11%) nginx
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.70%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
1 3 (8.11%) Route 53
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
3 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.51%) HP UFT
4 5 (13.51%) MSTest
4 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.51%) JUnit
5 3 (8.11%) Maven
5 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.11%) Hudson
5 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.41%) JMeter
7 1 (2.70%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
1 17 (45.95%) Test Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Performance Test Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) J2EE
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) ODBC
3 5 (13.51%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) Servlets
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) WSDL
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Mainframe
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) UNIX
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Test Scripting
2 14 (37.84%) Test Planning
3 12 (32.43%) Validation
4 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Line Management
8 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Release Management
8 4 (10.81%) ETL
9 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.11%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (8.11%) DevOps
9 3 (8.11%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) VB
3 6 (16.22%) C++
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.41%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.11%) RightScale
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago